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  • Cambridge Police Youth Academy

    2014 Cambridge Youth Police Academy

    The Cambridge Police Department is proud to announce the graduation of 14 Cambridge youth from the 2014 Cambridge Youth Police Academy, a six-week course as part of the Mayor's Summer Youth Employment Program.

  • Central Square photo by Bob Coe.

    City Offices Closed for Labor Day Holiday Monday, Sept. 1

    Trash and recycling daily pickup routes will be one day behind schedule for the remainder of that week. The odd side B district will be posted and swept on Friday, Aug. 29.

  • Cambridge City Hall -photo by Bob Coe

    Community Preservation Act Committee Meeting September 9

    The Community Preservation Act Committee will meet Tuesday, Sept. 9, 6 p.m., at Cambridge City Hall, Sophie Anastos Rooom, 795 Mass. Ave., to vote on projects to be funded in FY15 and the percentage allocation to CPA expenditure categories (affordable housing, historic preservation and open space).

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    State Primary Tuesday, Sept. 9

    The State Primary will be held on Tuesday, September 9, 2014. The polls will be open on Election Day from 7 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

  • City Officicals getting ready for Ice Bucket Challenge

    City of Cambridge ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

    Cambridge Mayor David P. Maher and City Manager Richard C. Rossi, along with members of the City Council, School Committee, and City staff, participated in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge to raise awareness and funds for ALS research. The event occurred on Cambridge City Hall lawn.

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    Cambridge Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA) Vacancies

    The BZA meets twice a month on Thursday evenings to review applications for variances and special permits in accordance with Cambridge Zoning Ordinance. Board members also act on appeals to zoning decisions made by the Commissioner of Inspectional Services. Board members also act on appeals to zoning decisions made by the Commissioner of Inspectional Services.

  • Image of the LED Streetlight

    City Installing New LED Streetlights

    Over the coming months, Cambridge residents will start to see the old style streetlights systematically replaced with new LED lights.

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Cambridge City Hall

795 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge MA, 02139
Ph: 617-349-4000
TTY: 617-349-4242

Hours of Service

Monday: 8:30am-8pm
Tuesday-Thursday: 8:30am-5pm
Friday: 8:30am-12pm

Richard C. Rossi
City Manager

Lisa C. Peterson
Deputy City Manager